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NPF Names Chairman
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Network Processing Forum names Misha Nossik chairman of the board

Alaskans Feel Coriolis Effect
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Alaska-based GCI picks Coriolis Networks' multiservice platform to deliver innovative Ethernet and legacy TDM services

Ai Metrix Names VP
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Ai Metrix selects retired Army officer Walt Kulbacki as VP for government business development strategies and sales

Sycamore Posts Preliminary Q3
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

'Slightly lower-than-anticipated revenues' in the range of $13M to $14M, for a pro forma net loss between $0.10 and $0.12 per share

Multilink Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Revenues of $10.1M and a positive cash flow from operations result in a pro forma net loss of $9.1M, or diluted EPS of $0.13

Tellium Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Revenues were $54.1M, up 8 percent sequentially, resulting in a pro forma EPS of $0.02 that exceeds analysts' expectations

Cisco Unveils, Upgrades Routers
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Cisco enhances its portfolio in both mid-range and access routing with hardware and software enhancements and 14 new additions

Caspian Names CEO/Prez/Chairman
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Bill Krause assumes responsibilities of president, CEO, and chairman at Caspian Networks

EXFO Improves Test Module
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

EXFO expands capabilities of FTB-400 platform by offering end-to-end testing for Packet Blazer Ethernet test module

LightConnect Expands Global Presence
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Secures strategic distribution partnerships with Laser 2000, Staroptics, and ETSC, penetrating European and Chinese markets

IDC: Ciena Leads DWDM
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

IDC report names Ciena top worldwide DWDM player; Ciena grew its global long-haul DWDM market share from 10% to 23% in 2001

Multilink Debuts Modulator Driver
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Multilink introduces MSA-compatible, low-power 12.5-Gbit/s modulator driver

First-Mile Ethernet Building Steam
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Ethernet in the First Mile Alliance grows to 20 members, claims to be building industry momentum for acceptance of the technology

Bookham Announces Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Revenues grew 169% sequentially, to £5.6M (US$8.0M), but net loss also grew

France Telecom Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

France Telecom revenues up 5.6% on solid growth in wireless, internet, and international businesses

Urband Picks Pirelli Fiber
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Pirelli's flagship 432-fibre Rapier cables to form core of London’s legacy-free broadband network, in world's first installation

Quarry Names VP
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Quarry Technologies appoints former Newbridge Networks senior exec Dick Berger as VP of sales and marketing

Nortel Unveils Tunable Laser
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Nortel Networks announces Telcordia-qualified widely tunable laser

Canada Builds Research Net
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Industry Canada and Canarie Inc. partner to build CA*net 4

Avail Intros Circuit Emulation
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Avail Networks enables voice services over metro Ethernet; circuit emulation capability simplifies 'legacy-to-metro' service migration

Intel Invests in Galian Photonics
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Galian Photonics grabs $4.4M in second round financing; new investors include BDC Venture Capital and Intel Capital

Exar Intros Timing Chip
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Designed for Gigabit Ethernet, Sonet/SDH and other low-jitter applications

Qwest Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Revenues, EBITDA, expenditures down; losses up

Terayon Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Terayon Communication Systems reports revenues of $57.2M and a pro forma net loss of $3.9M, or $0.05 per share

Equant Announces Q1 Highlights
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Integration ahead of expectations improves EBITDA; new orders a record $495M

Avalon Photonics Hires Quality Manager
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Michael Stern to lead Avalon's Quality Management System towards ISO 9001 certification in 2003

Primarion Unveils 40-Gbit/s ICs
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Primarion optimizes system performance with 40 Gbit/s optoelectronic ICs and XAUI retiming repeater

WorldCom's Ebbers Resigns
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Ebbers resigns as president, CEO & director; John Sidgmore named successor; Scott Sullivan named exec VP, CFO; Ron Beaumont named COO

Solidum Debuts Processor Family
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Solidum addresses multi-gigabit network processing with new content classification processor family

Intel Intros Ethernet MACs
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Intel's new family of Ethernet MACs use standards-based interface that simplifies designs

CipherOptics Intros Fast Encryption
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

CipherOptics network security gateway enables encryption of all data at full Gigabit Ethernet wire-speed transmission

OCPI Reports Q2
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

In 'another difficult quarter,' Optical Communication Products had just $63,000 net income; plans to cut 45 jobs this quarter

Accelerated, Occam Near Merger
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Accelerated Networks and Occam Networks call special stockholder meetings to approve pending merger

Ciena Buys Back Bonds
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Ciena announces the expiration of a joint tender offer with its subsidiary, Cyras Systems, for all of Cyras' outstanding notes

Jedai Intros Gig Ethernet Switch
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

Jedai working with Intel and Flextronics in deployment of GigE access switch router

TeraChip Raises $11M
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

$11M round led by Accel Partners and Benchmark Capital brings total funding to $15.5M

OpNext Intros ICs
News Wire Feed | 4/30/2002

OpNext announces 43-Gbit/s analog ICs for OC-768 optical networks

ONI Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

ONI Systems reports a pro forma net loss of $35.9M on net revenues of $21.0M; still plans Ciena merger

Dowslake Names COO, Prez
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Dowslake Microsystems names Dr. Xin Cheng, founder and former chairman & CEO of Sorrento Networks, as its president & COO

FCC Investigates Qwest
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Qwest Communications issues a statement on wholesale contracts issue

Blue Sky Research Names Sales Exec
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Blue Sky appoints Chris Gladding as vice president of sales; shifts more emphasis to sales as it ramps up for full production

Wave7 Names Sales Exec
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Wave7 Optics names Mike Wearsch vice president of worldwide sales

WatchGuard Intros Security Suite
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

WatchGuard announces Firebox Vclass appliances, upgrades for Firebox III products, VPN management software, server security products

Accumux Intros Dispersion Compensators
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Etalon-based Dispersion Compensation Modules offer low insertion loss and unprecedented slope compensation

Ardesta Invests in NeoPhotonics
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Ardesta partners with NanoGram to accelerate commercialization of unique nanomaterials; invests in parent company, NeoPhotonics

Furukawa Forms European Division
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Furukawa is to streamline its customer service across Europe with the creation of a new FITEL Interconnectivity Division

Nortel Declares Dividends
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Board of directors declares preferred share dividends

In-Stat: DSLAM Market Strong
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

After corrective year, DSLAM market to experience new success, thanks largely to increased deployment in Europe, China, Korea and Japan

Meriton Names U.S. Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Meriton Networks names ex-Tellabs exec as sales VP, establishes U.S. HQ in Atlanta

Redback Powers SP Telecom
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Singapore Power subsidiary uses Redback's SMS platform to provide broadband service over power lines

In-Stat: MEMS Outlook Good
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Despite telecom troubles, long-term outlook good for MEMS in optical networks, according to In-Stat/MDR report

Nortel Unveils Switches
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Nortel Networks introduces new BayStack Ethernet switch family for enterprises

Telseon Widens Metro Net
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Telseon announces an additional 2200 high-density enterprise buildings in six key metro markets

PUD Goes With Netergy
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Netergy's Audacity VOIP processors chosen by both Telco Systems and World Wide Packets in Grant County, Wash.'s high-speed Zipp Network

Azanda Expands Sales Force
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Semiconductor Technology company expands sales presence into the Pacific Northwest, New England, Southern California and Canada

NetLogic Debuts Search Engines
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

NetLogic Microsystems announce product availability of glue-less data plane search device to network processors

NetTest Intros Testing Tools
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

NetTest introduces the most complete set of automated test suites for the VOIP market, enabling faster time-to-market for R&D labs

PacketLight Passes NEBS Test
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

PacketLight achieves NEBS Level 3 certification for new carrier-class multi-service optical transport system

C&W Enhances SLAs
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Cable & Wireless strengthens regional and global latency performance and expands SLA to include local loop

Indian Firm Picks ADC Software
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

ADC's Singl.eView convergent billing platform selected by Reliance Industries, India's largest corporation

Showalter Joins Lightspeed
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Carl Showalter, former Juniper Networks, UUNet, and WorldCom exec, joins Lightspeed Venture Partners as general partner

BigBand Scores $27 Million
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Has raised a total of $57 million in three rounds; new investors include Charles River Ventures, Lauder Partners, and CommVest

Motorola Intros Access Chip
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

The C-3e Network Processor is designed to provide extensive protocol flexibility and port density for access markets

Xanoptix Names Sales Chief
News Wire Feed | 4/29/2002

Karen Moore, new vice president of sales, has spent most of her career with Corning's Photonic Technologies division

MRV Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2002

Results are consistent with lastest guidance: revenue of $62.4M and a net loss of $32.5M, or $0.38 per share

Optical Cable Borrows to the Hilt
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2002

Optical Cable Corp. closes three-year credit facility to provide up to $25.0M, replacing the company's previous $9.5M facility

Corning Shuffles More Management
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2002

Tectonic shifts in management at Corning's Optical Communications organization

Read-Rite Sells Scion to JDSU
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2002

JDSU acquires the balance of Scion's stock with approximately $43M in cash

Asia GlobalX Reorgs Joint Ventures
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2002

Asia Global Crossing and Vectant restructure joint ventures; Asia GlobalX to own PCL, Vectant to own GAL

Wave7, Yamacraw Team on FTTX
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2002

Wave7 Optics joins forces with Yamacraw to grow broadband industry in Georgia

JDSU Posts Q3, Buys Scion
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2002

JDS Uniphase announces sales of $262M, a GAAP loss of $4.3B, and its acquisition of Scion Photonics

New Focus Picks CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2002

New Focus promotes Nicola Pignati to president and CEO; R. Clark Harris to remain chairman and act as chief strategy officer

Veeco Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2002

Posts a net loss of $3.5M ($0.12 per share) on revenues of $80.1M

Siemens Wins Tunisian Contract
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2002

Tunisie Télécom orders broadband network from Siemens

3M Opens Optoelectronics Lab
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2002

3M Optoelectronics Centre of Excellence to open in Singapore

JNI Intros 2-Gig HBAs for PCI-X
News Wire Feed | 4/26/2002

New 2 Gbit/s Fibre-Channel HBA for PCI-X with native 133 MHz Support for Windows NT/2000 consolidates top position in the HBA space

Corvis Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Pro forma net loss for the quarter was $41.3M, or $0.11 per share, on revenues of $8.7M

Iolon Grabs $7.6M Funding, $9M Credit
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Iolon gets more funding from a couple new investors in its Round C and a $9M line of credit from two other firms

WatchGuard Posts Earnings
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

WatchGuard announces first quarter results; improved execution drives 25% sequential revenue growth

Intel Resumes Building Fab
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Intel to restart construction of $2B Irish manufacturing facility to produce 300mm wafer with 90nm process technology

LightPath Reports Q3 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Total revenues of $3.6M is a third of the $10.3M from the year-ago quarter; net loss was $5.0M, or $0.26 per share

AFOP Reports Q1 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Alliance Fiber Optic Products posts a pro forma net loss of $0.09 per share on revenues of $3.5M

Austrians Make PON Chips
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Austriamicrosystems introduces new ASIC library for Passive Optical Networks

Sanmina Acquires Siemens EMS
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Sanmina-SCI to acquire certain EMS assembly operations from Siemens; terms of the agreement were not disclosed

Foundry Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Foundry Networks reports its 12th quarter of profitability with a pro forma net income of $1.4M, or $0.01 per diluted share

Adept Reports Earnings
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Net revenues for the quarter were $14.6M, a decrease of 39% from $23.9M in the year-ago quarter

Exar Reports Earnings
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Exar Corporation reports 11% sequential revenue growth for fourth quarter fiscal 2002

Harmonic Announces Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Net sales were $54.0M, up from $40.3M for 1Q01, and the pro forma net loss was $8.2M, or $0.14 per share

IP Semi Gets US Distributor
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Avnet Cilicon signs distribution agreement with IP Semiconductors; ADS to provide technical support and FPGA design Services

Lucent Names Sales Exec
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Lucent Technologies names Rick Miller new leader of global sales operations

France Telecom Picks Corvis
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Corvis XF repeaterless festoon product connects mainland with the Island of Corsica

BellSouth Extends Ethernet Services
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

BellSouth extends high-speed metro Ethernet service to North Carolina and Florida

Alcatel Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Operating performance in line with expectations; positive operating cash flow with further reduction in net debt

Alcatel Optronics Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Sales down 77.5% against the same period last year

Wanadoo Revenue Grows 31% in Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Nearly 700,000 broadband subscribers across Europe (up +251% compared to March 2001) with 531,000 subscribers in France

McLeod Steps Down at McLeod
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Forstmann Little announces new management team at McLeodUSA, after acquiring 58% voting control; founder Clark McLeod decides to retire

Lightech Unveils OpticalPatch Switch
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

LIGHTech Fiberoptics announces the OpticalPatch Switch for FC, Gigabit Ethernet, and up to 40-Gbit/s network environments

New Focus Announces Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Restructuring/impairment charges recorded and cost reduction target raised

Marconi Takes $156.4M 4Q Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

Hits targets in rescue plan, gives update on negotiations with banks and bondholders

I2soft Translates IPv4 to IPv6
News Wire Feed | 4/25/2002

I2soft releases Verto IPv6 Solution, a Windows-based IPv6 DSTM translation software

Cavium Scores $15.5M
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Cavium Networks closes a $15.5M Series B round, led by Menlo Ventures, bringing total funding up to $23.5M

Finisar Buys New Focus Assets
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Finisar and New Focus sign definitive agreement on passive optical component product line for approximately $12.75 million

KPNQwest Revises Guidance
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Drops likely 2002 revenue from $1.3B to $1B; retains Bear Stearns & Co. to advise on strategic & financial alternatives

OmniGuide Grabs $10.5M
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Closes Series B round for $10.5M; new investors are Alliance Technology Ventures and 3i

Virtela Names Pres/CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Virtela Communications appoints Christopher Clark as president, CEO, and a member of the board

Beijing Telecom Picks Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Beijing Telecom deploys Alcatel terabit router to manage extensive IP traffic and prepare for the 2008 Olympics

Corvis, Qwest Amend Contract
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Corvis and Qwest communications amend equipment contract for Corvis' ON transport and switching product suite

Cogent Bags Bankruptcy Scraps
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Cogent grabs a portfolio of real estate access agreements, mostly in NYC, from OnSite Access, which filed Chapter 11 in May

IP Infusion Gets $14.7M Infusion
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

IP Infusion completes $14.7M third round, led by Formative Ventures in the U.S. and imGO Limited in Hong Kong

FNC Unveils Transponder
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Flashwave 7300 transponder system optimizes space and power, delivers leading DWDM economies

StockerYale Intros Diffraction Gratings
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

StockerYale announces a new line of diffraction gratings for telecommunication applications

Check Point Shows Off
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Check Point showcases Performance Pack module, 'Secured by Check Point' platforms and solutions at customer and partner conference

Spirent Intros LAN/MAN Tester
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Spirent Communications introduces scalable test system for 10-Gig Ethernet LAN and metro networks

Lockheed Picks Tellium
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Tellium seals multiyear, multimillion-dollar optical switching deal with Lockheed Martin

Westcon Distributes WatchGuard
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

WatchGuard announces distribution agreement with Westcon Group

Nokia Expands DSL in China
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Nokia further expands broadband DSL network for Guangdong Telecom in China

Prosodie Picks Nokia Security
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Nokia chosen by Prosodie, European leader in voice servers, for its global network security

AT&T Reports Earnings
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

AT&T earns $0.06 per diluted share, excluding other expense/income; loses $0.28 per share, including accounting change

Lucent Enhances ATM Core
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Lucent Technologies delivers 10-fold capacity increase for services and reduces operations costs on core data networks

AXT Unveils Big InP Substrates
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

AXT announces six-inch diameter indium phosphide compound semiconductor substrates

MRV Wins FSO Patent
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

MRV Communications granted patent on breakthrough Free Space Optics technology

Broadwing to Test Corvis Switch
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Broadwing is planning lab tests on the Corvis Optical Convergence Switch

Sphera Sale Nixed
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Universal Access announces steps to withdraw bid to acquire assets of Sphera Optical Networks

Check Point Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Check Point Software Technologies posts a net income of $63.5M for the quarter

NetScreen Posts Record Revenues
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

NetScreen Technologies reports record revenue results, including 11% quarter-over-quarter revenue growth for Q2

IDT Releases Q4 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

IDT announces Q4 and full-year 2002 results; revenue growth resumes as company posts 8% sequential increase

Agere Beats Q2 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Agere Systems' results for 2Q02 show sequential revenue and bottomline improvement, exceed guidance

Ixia Prevents DDoS Attacks
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Ixia introduces IxAttack application to help prevent crippling Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks

Cisco, Cable & Wireless Team on IP
News Wire Feed | 4/24/2002

Cable & Wireless and Cisco to accelerate cooperation on development and distribution of IP convergence solutions

AMCC Reports Q4
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Revenues of $30.1M pro forma loss per share $0.06

TeleGeography Issues Bandwidth Report
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

TeleGeography asks: an end to the bandwidth price collapse?

Fibernet Exec Buys Stock
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Fibernet Group Chief Executive buys 93,403 ordinary shares in the company

Internet2, Juniper Deploy in Abilene
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Internet2 Network to partner with Juniper Networks to deploy next-gen backbone routing product in Abilene

Cicada, SwitchCore Partner
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Cicada Semi and SwitchCore enable widespread Gigabit Ethernet deployment with lowest-power, highest-density 16-port reference design

Neos, PacketExchange Partner
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Gigabit Ethernet alliance broadens reach throughout U.K., Europe, and the U.S.

Avanex Announces Q3 Revenues
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Revenues of $10.2 million, an increase of $1.9M over reported revenues of $8.3M for the prior quarter

Newport Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Performance in line with guidance; action taken to expand technological competencies, discontinue non-core business

Network Photonics Unveils First Products
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Network Photonics announces CrossWave 1200 and CrossWave 2200 MEMS-based wavelength switches

France Telecom Uses Juniper Router
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

France Telecom R&D upgrades high-speed Internet infrastructure with Juniper Networks' new T-series product line

RHK: IDT Rules the Routing Roost
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

IDT named the leading vendor of switching and routing semiconductors by RHK

Ubicom Grabs $16.9M
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Mayfield leads $16.9M investment in Ubicom; Janice Roberts to join board

Alcatel Upgrades Submarine DWDM
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Alcatel is awarded $33 million contract to upgrade SAT-3/WASC with terrestrial and submarine optical solutions

WatchGuard, Check Point Partner
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

WatchGuard Technologies and Check Point Software Technologies partner to deliver integrated VPN/security appliances

Layer N Names Finance VP
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Silicon security startup names Scott Perry for top finance role

Nokia Secures Royal Scandinavia
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Royal Scandinavia implements VPN using advanced security solutions from Nokia

Parthus Launches PLLXpert Online
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Parthus Technologies makes PLL IP Delivery breakthrough, putting design of custom clock synthesis cores in the hands of digital designers

Zarlink Set IP Networking Benchmark
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Zarlink semiconductor sets new performance and quality benchmarks for IP networking

Motorola Unveils OSS
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Motorola announces advanced provisioning system for broadband networks at ANGA Cable 2002

Accelerant Intros Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Accelerant Networks raises the bar by announcing a 5-port 6.25-Gbit/s backplane communication transceiver

IBM Makes Juniper T640 ASIC
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

IBM custom ASIC fabrication pumps up performance in Juniper Networks new T-Series Internet routing family

Marconi Unveils IP/MPLS Strategy
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Marconi strategy addresses both new IP service network deployments and evolution of existing multiservice networks

Marconi Upgrades BT
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Marconi wins £10M (US$14.48) contract to upgrade BT Wholesale's Intelligent Network Platform

Verizon Posts Q1 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Adjusted EPS of $0.72 and $3.5B improvement in free cash flow in strong first quarter

Level 3 Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Level 3 reports consolidated EBITDA of $51M, net loss of $0.23 per share or $90 million

Infineon Announces Q2 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Revenues were €1.39B (US$1.24B) and net loss was €108M (US$96M), a substantial improvement over last year

Motorola Picked by Helsinki TV
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Motorola selected by Helsinki Television as key technology provider for deployment of new EuroDOCSIS platform

CipherOptics Gets $5M
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

CipherOptics secures $5 million funding from Kodiak Venture Partners to enable true Gigabit-speed data encryption

Corning Announces Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Corning Incorporated today announced that its first-quarter net loss was $90 million or $0.10 per share

Time Warner Picks Quantum Bridge
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Tampa Bay division of Time Warner Cable picks Quantum Bridge's Optical Access System

Cercis Debuts Optical Power Meter
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Label, store, and recall measurements using only four keys to access and scroll menus, submenus and lists

Acterna Intros Data Analyzer
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Acterna announces data analysis solution for Ethernet, ATM and VOIP networks, will showcase it at NetWorld+Interop 2002 in Las Vegas

Williams Negotiates Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Williams to complete financial restructuring and reduce debt by approximately $6B through a negotiated chapter 11 filing

AT&T Questions Qwest Test
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Tom Pelto, vice president of AT&T Law & Government Affairs, comments on the testing of Qwest's operational support systems

Qwest Passes Test
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Qwest hails an independent report showing Qwest's excellence in providing wholesale services and support to phone companies

CIR: OADM to Grow 52% Annually
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

CIR's study 'OADM Markets And Opportunities: 2002-2006' indicates significant opportunities in the OADM market

CoSine Signs Korea Telecom
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Korea Telecom chooses CoSine Communications's IP Service Delivery Platform for the roll-out of its first network-based IP services

World Wide Packets Picks Vpackets
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

World Wide Packets integrates Vpacket products into Ethernet access solutions for business

Juniper Unveils Core Router
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Juniper Networks new T-series family delivers breakthrough in core routing technology and provider economics

AMCC Names Director
News Wire Feed | 4/23/2002

Former Nortel prez Cesar Cesaratto elected to AMCC's board of directors

Hatteras Networks Launches
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

Industry vets launch Hatteras Networks to break the carrier's last-mile network bottleneck with Access Class Ethernet

Infonetics: VPN, Security Boom Looms
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

European service provider VPN and security spending to grow from $250M in 2002 to $1.2B in 2006, according to an Infonetics report

Oresis Switch Picked by Vision Net
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

Oresis Communications' ISIS-700 OmniService Switch selected by Vision Net for broadband distance learning and video conferencing services

Check Point Secures Wireless LAN
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

VPN-1 SecureClient with integrated personal firewall ensures confidentiality of corporate data over vulnerable wireless networks

Metro-Optix Passes Osmine
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

Metro-Optix CityStream bandwidth manager completes Telcordia Osmine services process for the Telcordia NMA System

Procket Names Marketing Officer
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

Procket Networks appoints Yipes founder Ron Young Chief Marketing Officer

Fibernet Banks on Storage Explosion
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

Metropolitan and WAN storage solutions are deployed across city banks in the UK and extended into Europe with Inrange partnership

T-Networks Takes In $30.6M
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

T-Networks receives $30.6M in Series B capital investments from five existing existing investors and new investor TL Ventures

XO Enhances Ethernet Portfolio
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

XO's MAN Ethernet capabilities deliver additional choice for business customers, build on XO portfolio of metro and inter-city services

AirFiber Intros Free-Space Optics
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

AirFiber introduces hitless and fault-tolerant free-space optics system, with capacity and QoS previously available only via fiber

EZchip Intros 10-Gig Processor
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

EZchip announces the NP-1 integrated 10-Gbit/s network processor, featuring one-fifth the chip-count, power, and cost of other solutions

Ericsson Reports $290M Loss
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

Ericsson reports big loss, realigns operations to strengthen position in prolonged market downturn

Cisco Sells MPLS in Hong Kong
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

CPCNet selects Cisco MPLS technology for Greater China VPN service

Lucent Provides Ring DWDM to Verizon
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

Lucent Technologies signs agreement to provide Verizon with next-gen ring DWDM optical equipment

NetPlane Enables QoS
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

NetPlane unveils software that provides key link for building traffic-engineered IP and dynamic optical networks

Siemens Names Shared Services CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

Siemens names Denice Kronau president and CEO of subsidiary Siemens Shared Services

Fujitsu Doubles Long Haul Reach
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

FlashWave 7700 DWDM Platform spans 1500km with no regeneration

Broadcom Sends 10-Gig Over Copper
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

Chip-to-chip, module, backplane and system interconnects can now be enabled with high-speed serial 10-Gigabit copper links

Xebeo Banks $20M
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

Xebeo Communications announces $20M second round of funding, led by Crescendo Ventures, Morgenthaler Ventures, and Windward Ventures

Lucent Reports Q2, Spins Agere
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

Lucent Technologies reports results for second fiscal quarter 2002, meets all financial conditions to complete the spin of Agere Systems

NewSouth Uses HarmonyCom SMS
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

NewSouth Communications sets Harmony subscriber management software into production

KPN Belgium Uses Redback
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

Redback’s Subscriber Management Platform brings scalability, flexibility & performance to new DSL network

Ericsson Reorganizes
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

Ericsson merges Mobile Systems and Multi-Service Networks into a new business unit, to be headed by Bert Nordberg

Azanda Grabs $7M
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

Aznada Network Devices gets $7M from new investor Newbury Ventures; Newbury's Colleen Salo joins board of directors

Completel, Swisscom Pick Nortel
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

Completel, Swisscom select Nortel Networks Contivity for managed security solutions

Equant Signs 500th VPN Customer
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

BHP Billiton signs $27M IP VPN services agreement with Equant

Inkra Intros VSS Family
News Wire Feed | 4/22/2002

Inkra Virtual Service Switches support dedicated IP services, redefine data center integration, automation, performance

Flag Appeals Nasdaq Delisting
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2002

Planned delisting of company in Chapter 11 on Monday (April 22) will now not happen

WorldCom Lowers 2002 Guidance
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2002

2002 revenues will be $21-21.5 billion. EBITDA will be $7-$7.5 billion

Lucent Appoints CIO
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2002

Lucent Technologies names Ruth E. Bruch, former VP and CIO of Visteon Corporation, as senior VP and chief information officer

Alcatel Deploys DWDM in Poland
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2002

Alcatel awarded multi-million Euro contract for Telekomunikacja Kolejowa DWDM transmission network expansion in Poland

Metrophotonics CEO Moves On
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2002

John-Peter Bradford steps down as CEO and chairman of the board, leaving company on 'firm footing'

Agere and Multiplex Make Friends
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2002

Agere and Multiplex enter into cross-license agreement and settle their pending patent lawsuits

Multilink Intros 40-Gig Mux/Demux
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2002

Multilink debuts 40 Gbit/s, low-jitter physical layer solution using silicon germanium technology

Internet Photonics Intros Optical Amp
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2002

Internet Photonics extends its carrier-grade optical Ethernet solutions by offering compact optical amplifier

Bellsouth Reports Q1 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2002

108,000 broadband DSL customers added in 1Q02; data revenues exceed $1B, grow nearly 15 percent

Scientific-Atlanta Unveils Transmitter
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2002

New targeted service delivery transmitter from Scientific-Atlanta boosts bandwidth for interactive TV

AFOP Makes Appointments
News Wire Feed | 4/19/2002

Alliance Fiber Optic Products appoints Dr. Yao Li as chief technologist and Dan T. Hoang as quality assurance director

Molex Reports March Quarter
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Molex reports results for 2002 fiscal third quarter and nine months ending March 31

Xilinx Reports March Quarter
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Xilinx revenues for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2002 up 20% sequentially

Qwest to Cut 2,000 Jobs
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Revises 2002 financial guidance, predicting revenues around $18B and positive cash flow, but plans to reduce workforce by attrition

PMC-Sierra Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Net revenues of $51.4 million and a pro forma net loss of $0.09 per share

AFC Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Advanced Fibre Communications reports first quarter earnings of $0.07 per share on revenues of $80.3B

Nortel Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Revenues were $2.91B, and pro forma net loss was $463M, or $0.14 a share

Tsunami Debuts Mux/Demux
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Tsunami announces small-footprint, 8-channel, coarse WDM multiplexer/demultiplexer

Adept Signs Manufacturing Partner
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

As an Adept Technology Preferred Photonics Partner, Modular Automation will provide tailored solutions in fiber prep and handling

Covad Announces Q1 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Covad's operating statistics report cash usage below $45M and 359,000 lines in service

Crosswave Debuts Wide-Area Broadband
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Japan's Crosswave Communications to launch 'Wide-area IP Platform Service' in 11 cities and prefectures

Optical Oracle Analyzes Access Market
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Optical Oracle research newsletter spells out the role of access networks in the telecom economy, analyzing public and private players

SonicWall Extends Security Management
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

SonicWall Global Management System upgrade supports RedCreek VPN appliances and provides increased security for remote users

Nokia Reports Decent Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Nokia exceeds Q1 profit targets on slightly lower sales

Nasdaq Stops Trading in MFN
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Nasdaq halts trading of Metromedia Fiber Network, Inc. and requests additional information from company

MFN Delays Report (Again)
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Metromedia Fiber Network announces further delay in filing annual report with the SEC

Comcast Picks Motorola VOIP
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Comcast Cable selects Motorola for Voice over Internet Protocol trial and market deployment in Detroit

Ixia Announces Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Revenues down sequentially, but some improved sales and quote activity in March

McLeod Finishes Restructuring
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

McLeodUSA announces completion of financial restructuring, emergence from chapter 11; new stock begins trading today

Avici Systems Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Reports sequentially improved bottom line performance

Alcatel Intros FTTU Solution
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Alcatel launches optical fiber and connectivity solution to bring next-gen broadband to the home

China Railcom Picks Cisco
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Cisco to provide backbone technology for network expansion and accelerated broadband construction over 128 cities

Next Level Reports Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Announces growth in sequential revenue, $35M financing commitment from Motorola

Cisco CMTS Certified
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Cisco's uBR10200 universal broadband router wins Docsis 1.1 qualification

Digital Lightwave Announces Q1
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Announces 1Q02 results; reports a $27.5M line of credit to fund acquisitions; appoints Ken Hargrove senior veep of sales

SBC Reports Q1 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

SBC first-quarter earnings of $0.51 per diluted share at top end of target range provided by company in January

IDC Reports Year-End Numbers
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

IDC announces year-end results: profitable Q4 and 27% annual growth

Conexant Q2 Exceeds Expectations
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Quarter is driven by revenue growth across all three businesses, including 34 percent sequential growth in Mindspeed

KPNQwest Wins IP VPN Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

KPNQwest signs a deal to provide Tokyo Electron Europe with an IP VPN service across Europe, Middle East and the U.S.

Fibernet Gives Half-Year Results
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Interim results for the half year ended 28th February 2002

C-COR.net Announces Results
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Net sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2002 increase 92% over quarter ending March 2001 and 15% over prior quarter

Ciena Gets OK on ONI Buy
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

CIENA announces HSR clearance of acquisition of ONI Systems

Broadcom Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Net revenue for the first quarter was $238.8M, an increase of 5.3% over the fourth quarter of 2001

OCPI Settles With Stratos
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Optical Communication Products settles patent infringement lawsuit with Stratos Lightwave

TranSwitch Reports Q1 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

Net revenues of $4.9M and a pro forma net loss of $12.1M, slightly less than last quarter's loss

Telstra Picks Ericsson's Engine
News Wire Feed | 4/18/2002

The Proof of Concept trial with Telstra for Ericsson's Engine multi-service network has been successfully completed solution

Extreme Quarterly Results
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Extreme Networks reports sequential growth for revenue and pro forma net income in the most recent quarter

Con Edison Buys NYC Metro Assets
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Purchase of NYC metro network from Telergy enables Con Edison Communications to offer services to enterprise and carrier customers

Spectra-Physics Intros Raman Amp
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

First fiber-based, dual-wavelength Raman amplifier pump source tailored to terrestrial applications

Essex Completes Hyperfine WDM Trial
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Essex Corp. successfully tests hyperfine WDM in a multi-mode fiber test bed for a world-record throughput of 1.2 Tbit/s over 3 km

Motorola Forecasts
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Motorola's outlook for second-quarter and full-year results

Celestica Announces Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Celestica announces first quarter financial results; company drives productivity gains and strong cash flow from operations

EBDesign Intros Fiber Winder
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Engineering by Design's new fiber winder features programmable operation and adjustable tension to improve productivity

In-Stat: Communication Drives IT Demand
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Middle-market networks evolve due to Internet communications, according to In-Stat/MDR survey

Cisco Offers WLAN Products
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Cisco Systems announces Cisco Aironet 1200 Series dual-radio WLAN access point and 5-GHz IEEE 802.11a radios

Sparkolor Demos Ultra-Wide Tuning
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Sparkolor Corporation announces ultra-wide tuning capability in its planar hybrid integration technology

Hyatt Picks Nokia Security Solution
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Hyatt's Classic Residence, an operator of senior living communities, chooses Nokia's VPN and IP security platform

Deutsche Telekom Tests IPv6
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Berkom, a division of Deutsche Telekom, launches a pilot project to evaluate IPv6

QLogic and Cisco Form Alliance
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Agreement encompasses technology integration, solutions marketing and joint interoperability testing

Tellabs Reports Earnings, Plans Layoffs
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Tellabs reports EPS of $0.01 on first-quarter sales of $371M, plans to lay off about 1,200 people

Broadwing Reports First Quarter
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Broadwing's first quarter financial results show solid improvement; enterprise market success broadens; bank debt reduced by 15 percent

Agere Supplies ICs to DataPlay
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Agere Systems signs five-year deal to provide custom ICs to developer of digital media for portable consumer electronics products

VSK Photonics Intros Receivers
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

VSK Photonics announces three new products; in-house Indium Phosphide fabrication facility produces high-performance receivers

Fast-Chip Ships OC-48 Platform
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Proven interoperability with PMC-Sierra’s framer and MIPS-based processor devices provides a complete hardware reference design

SBC, EchoStar Form Marketing Pact
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Bundled DSL Internet service, digital satellite television to deliver cable alternative with superior quality, service in SBC markets

Acterna Intros Ethernet Test Suite
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Comprehensive portfolio of test and management solutions for Ethernet networks will be showcased NetWorld+Interop in Las Vegas

XO Negotiates Restructuring
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

XO issues statement on continuing restructuring negotiations and forbearance agreement

Motorola Shows Optical Transport
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Motorola unveils new optical transport solutions at ANGA Cable 2002

JDSU COO Takes Time Out
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

JDS Uniphase COO Greg Dougherty is reducing his daily operational involvement to attend to a family illness

Motorola Releases Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Results exceed consensus expectations and earlier guidance; positive operating cash flow of approximately $150 million

NGT Confirms Bankruptcy
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

New Global Telecom, which filed for chapter 11 protection on May 25, 2001, gets its reorganization plan approved by the court

Sprint Declares Q2 Dividend
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Sprint's board of directors declares regular second quarter dividends for the Sprint FON Group of 12.5 cents per share

ETI Denounces RBOC Welfare
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Study documents RBOC corporate welfare: 'Bellfare' programs are $170B subsidy, at our expense

FCC: Qwest is Best
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Qwest Communications finishes first in annual FCC customer service report

Infonetics Explores European Services
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Infonetics report profiles 72 European service providers

Avici Adds Core Router Software
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

Avici Systems expands into aggregation and peering router market with release of IPriori 4.2 software, enabling simplification of the POP

Fujitsu to Resell ADVA Products
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

ADVA Optical Networking and Fujitsu sign strategic OEM partnership for the North American market

OFS Debuts 40-Gig Compensator
News Wire Feed | 4/17/2002

OFS announces tunable dispersion compensator that enables 40 Gbit/s for optical transmission

Lightech Intros SFP Diplexer
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Lightech debuted a small form factor, pluggable diplexer at OFC, which will mux/demux broadband or narrow band wavelengths

NTL Clinches Refinancing Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

NTL to convert approximately $10.6B in debt and receive $500M in new financing

Vitesse Reports Decent Q2
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Vitesse reports results for 2Q02, seeing a 'modest increase in revenues' over the previous quarter

Intel Reports First Quarter
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Intel reports first-quarter results: $936 million net income, EPS $0.14

Emerson Picks WorldCom IP VPN
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Emerson selects WorldCom to provide a next-gen data-networking solution to link its global operations

Appian Adds Five Partners
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

With five new vendors in its service management partners initiative, Appian aims to reduce OSS integration costs for Ethernet services

RHK: Asia Leads in DSL Growth
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Asia-Pacific leads the world in DSL subscriber growth and network buildouts, according to RHK

Sprint Reports Q1 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Sprint announces Q1 revenues of $6.76B, an increase of 8 percent from $6.25B a year ago

PLLB, ANS OK JSLA at NOMS
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

PLLB Elettronica SpA and Advanced Network Solutions SpA present their product, JSLA for Fibersafe, at NOMS 2002

Micron Optics Debuts Testers
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Micron Optics announces new test instruments: WDM Emulator and Real-Time Component Test System

Lumentis Uses OMM MEMS
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

OMM to supply Lumentis with MEMS-based all-optical switching modules for its Mentis Metro system

NanoOpto Garners $4M More
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

NanoOpto adds Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Harris & Harris Group as investors, bringing their total funding to $20M

Orchestream Warns of Job Cuts
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Orchestream provides update on 1Q02; across-the-board cuts planned for Q2 will reduce headcount from 234 to 150

RHK: Marconi Leads Euro SDH Market
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

European telecom market still banking on SDH, despite predictions of its imminent demise, according to an RHK report

Optinel Hires Best
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Cable industry veteran Alex Best joins Optinel Systems' board of directors

Lightchip Intros Athermal Mux/Demux
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Lightchip delivers 'true' athermal optical mux/demux, which should provide a great improvment in reliability over AWGs

MFN in Debt Trouble With Verizon
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Metromedia Fiber Network announces lapse of Verizon 30-day grace period

Juniper Wins Chinese Contract
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Juniper Networks to help build IP network for Guangxi Mobile, with Ericsson's support

Atrica Gets Japanese Distributor
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Atrica Partners with Soliton to bring optical Ethernet to Japan's metro service provider market

South Koreans Pick Cisco
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Cisco Systems chosen to provide core routing equipment for South Korea's Powercomm

World Wide Packets Wires Provo
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

World Wide Packets wins Provo metro network business; will provide fiber to Provo's subscriber network

Proficient Optimizes the Edge
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Proficient Networks introduces an end-to-end network optimization solution for global enterprises

Andes Intros PSSL Accelerators
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Andes Networks introduces ASIC-based SSL acceleration appliances featuring the PSSL family of Web security accelerators

Judge OKs Suit Against Cisco
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Judge allows $1.3B suit against Cisco to proceed, calling the allegations of fraudulent behavior 'compelling'

Vitesse, National Semi Partner
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

National Semiconductor and Vitesse Semiconductor join forces to develop Gigabit Ethernet solutions

TriQuint Invests in QDI
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

QDI announces strategic relationship with TriQuint Semiconductor

Neos Restructures Finances
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Converts 80% of debt to equity, raises additional £5 million equity

NComm Intros Sonet Interface Software
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

NComm releases NComm TMS Sonet, a suite of WAN-interface development software that enables Sonet capabilities

BTexact to Test Marconi
News Wire Feed | 4/16/2002

Marconi's BXR-48000 multiservice core switch-router is undergoing testing and evaluation by BTexact

Dicos Secures $4.8M
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Dicos Technologies gets $4.8M in financing from multiple Canadian firms

AFOP Offers Band WDM
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Alliance Fiber Optic Products announces the release of Band Wavelength Division Multiplexing (4 Skip 0)

RHK: NA Telecom Capex Upturn in 2004
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

North American telecom capex to turn up in 2004, according to RHK; 2002 North American wireline capex to decline 35% versus 2001

Terago, Spirent Team on 10-Gig Tests
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Terago and Spirent Communications partner to evaluate 10-Gbit/s network processing units based on application performance

Mysticom Demos 10-Gig Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Mysticom and Tyco Electronics demonstrate breakthrough performance in a fully adaptive 10-Gbit/s copper backplane system

STM, Alcatel Team on DSL
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

STMicroelectronics to acquire Alcatel Microelectronics for €390M (US$343.2M); companies team on joint DSL chip-set development program

Asia GlobalX to Restructure Debt
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Asia Global Crossing in discussions with bondholders on a plan for restructuring debt

Xilinx Enhances 1- and 10-Gig Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Xilinx ships programmble 10-Gigabit Ethernet MAC, enhances 1-Gigabit Ethernet offering to provide single-chip solution

Extreme Demos 10-Gig Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Extreme Networks will demo its new 10-Gigabit Ethernet module for its BlackDiamond chassis switch at next month's Networld+Interop show

GlobalX Protests DREN Ruling
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Files a protest with the GAO over its ruling that GlobalX would not be considered for the Defense Research and Engineering contract

Corning Takes Executive Action
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

James R. Houghton to become CEO of Corning; President & CEO John W. Loose to retire; Wendell P. Weeks to be named President & COO

Syndeo Rakes In $75M
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Syndeo Corporation secures $75M in C round funding led by Comcast Interactive Capital and IUGO Ventures

Cox Tests TeraBurst Switch
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Cox Communications successfully tests TeraBurst's optical switch, clearing the way for the first commercial uses of the system

Vivace Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Former Lucent sales VP Timothy Dyer joins Vivace Networks

ON Semi Delivers Clock Management
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

ON Semiconductor improves clock management with devices that deliver ultra-low skew and jitter at speeds greater than 10 GHz

Corning Forecasts, Cuts Jobs
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Corning expects first-quarter results to be better than consensus, but plans further cost-cutting via layoffs and plant closings

InSilicon Expands Gigabit Ethernet Line
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

InSilicon launches triple-speed Gigabit Ethernet MAC Subsystem for system-on-chip designs

Cypress Samples Search Engine
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Cypress introduces its 256K IP-entry NSE, the largest-yet network search engine

Nufern Signs U.K. Distributor
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Nufern and Elliot Scientific sign distribution agreement for U.K. and Ireland

Flextronics Builds Movaz Boards
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Movaz Networks transitions to comprehensive manufacturing solution for worldwide rollout of its Ray product portfolio

NetScreen Intros Security Lineup
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

NetScreen debuts its 5000 Series of integrated security systems, based on the new GigaScreen-II ASIC

Atrica Expands in Asia
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Atrica expands Asia Pacific presence with new offices in Japan and Korea and an expanded sales force

NextHop Scales Routing Software
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

NextHop Technologies upgrades its GateD routing software, agrees to port GateD software to IBM's PowerNP NP4GS3 network processor

Alcatel Debuts Non-Stop Routing
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Alcatel delivers technological breakthrough with non-stop routing for BGP, IS-IS and OSPF protocols

Micron Optics Gets $3M
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Strategic funding round included funds from Finisar Corp., Prime Optical Fiber Corp., and Suncall Corp.

Xebeo Appoints CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Xebeo Communications names Michael Skarzynski, former CEO of Predictive Networks, as president and CEO

Alcatel, Multilink Team on Transceivers
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Alcatel Optronics and Multilink Technology Corporation to jointly develop next-generation DWDM transceivers

Alcatel's Q1 as Expected
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Alcatel says 1Q02 results, which will be officially announced next week, are in line with projections

CableLabs Accepts Cisco Products
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Cisco products accepted by CableLabs for inclusion in PacketCable Advanced Interoperability Test Network

Southampton Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Dr. David Parker, former President and CEO of Marconi Optical Components, becomes CEO of Southampton Photonics

Bay Ships 10-Gig Processor
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Bay Mictosystems delivers Montego, its first single-chip OC192c/10-Gbit/s network processor and traffic manager

3SAE Bursts Fiber
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

'Burst Technology' is a breakthrough process for stripping and cleaning polymer coatings from an optical fiber

Spirent Touts Router Tester
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Announces mAX IP, Spirent's new AX/4000 routing generator/analyzer (G/A)

NetLogic Picks a VP
News Wire Feed | 4/15/2002

Ibrahim (Abe) Korgav named senior vice president of manufacturing and business operations

Semiconductor R&D Alliance Created
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2002

Motorola joins Philips and STMicroelectronics in five-year alliance to develop breakthrough semiconductor technology

FLAG Files Chapter 11
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2002

FLAG Telecom files for voluntary petition for bankruptcy under Chapter 11, after a unanimous vote by the Board of Directors

Kopin Presents HBT Advances
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2002

Kopin presents next-gen HBT results for wireless & fiber optic circuits; company discusses advanced Wafer Engineering techniques

ECOC Getting Record Bookings
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2002

Record numbers of exhibiting companies for ECOC 2002 point to a revival of the optical communications industry

Dominion Buys Fiber Networks
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2002

Dominion Telecom closes purchase of long-haul and metro fiber networks from Telergy

Trio Teams on Photonics Platform
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2002

Polytec PI, L-3 Analytics, and FANUC Robotics to jointly market multivendor photonics process platform

Carriers Benchmarked in Report
News Wire Feed | 4/12/2002

Telemark Consulting compares six global service providers: AT&T GNS, BT, Cable & Wireless, Equant, Infonet and WorldCom

Greek Geeks Pick Cisco
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2002

Greek academic and research community selects the next-gen Cisco 12000 Routers to upgrade its network to 10 Gbit/s

CIR: Amps to Take Off in 2005
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2002

Latest CIR report projects worldwide optical amplifier market to grow close to 60 percent by 2006

Juniper Reports 1Q02
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2002

Juniper Networks' first quarter results -- net revenue $122.2M; pro forma EPS $0.00

Salomon Smith Barney Sued
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2002

Law Firm of Klayman & Toskes, P.A. represents dozens of WorldCom employees in claims against Salomon Smith Barney

Blue Ridge Picks Bigband
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2002

Blue Ridge Communications chooses Bigband Networks' digital broadcast and HDTV solutions for all its systems

Report: Component Recovery in 2003
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2002

Strategies Unlimited predicts recovery in the optical components market beginning in 2003

Adax Supports IP Over ATM
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2002

Adax implements Classical IP over ATM, enabling IP user content and telecom signaling convergence on a single ATM card

LSA Buys Parts Manufacturer
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2002

LSA Laser Services and Automation acquires Oeuvre Technology, a precision parts manufacturer

FLAG Board OKs Restructuring
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2002

FLAG Telecom's board of directors authorizes proposal for restructuring the company's finances

Sabeus Gets $21M, Patent
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2002

Sabeus closes C round for more than $21M, wins patent for 'Sunburst' technique for manufacture of dispersion compensation filters

Time Warner Telecom Names VP
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2002

Time Warner Telecom names Catherine Hemmer Executive VP for Corporate Operations

Level 3 Links BelNet to Internet
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2002

Level 3 announces Internet access deal with BelNet; agreement adds to Level 3 services currently used by BelNet

Orbitel Buys Into Arcos Network
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2002

New World Network, owner of the Arcos network, expands client roster with addition of leading Columbian telco

Newport Sells Metrology Division
News Wire Feed | 4/11/2002

Newport Corporation to sell metrology business; company also announces impact of FASB statement 142

Redback Announces Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

Net revenue for 1Q02 was $40.6M, and pro-forma loss was $0.19 per share

OptoLynx Expands UK Team
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

Sequoia Technology signs on to cover the sales and marketing of OptoLynx products in the U.K.

SingTel Picks Juniper Routers
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

SingTel deploys Juniper Networks' M-series routers in Internet Exchange expansion

FONS Unveils Splice Cabinets
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

FONS' new high-capacity Entrance Splice Cabinets designed for maximum splicing capacity at building entrances

Lumics Intros Lasers
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

Lumics announces availability of 980nm high power pump lasers

Fibercore Pioneers Specialty Fibers
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

Fibercore Limited claims revolutionary approach to the development of specialty fibers for home networks

Dante Picks GlobalX IP Backbone
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

Global Crossing delivers 10-Gbit/s IP backbone for Dante, the organization behind Europe's Géant research network

Hyperchip Names VP
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

Hyperchip expands manufacturing and operations management team with appointment of Michael McCaughey as Senior VP, Hardware and Logistics

Optical Solutions Takes FTTH to Kansas
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

Optical Solutions gets contract from Wamego Telecommunications Company to bring fiber-to-the-home to the Kansas River valley

Infonetics: E-Business to Double by 2006
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

E-business product and service spending grows 118% between 2002 and 2006; security cited as biggest driver

Alcatel Wins S. Korean Contract
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

Alcatel awarded a frame contract in South Korea by SK Telecom for high-capacity cross-connect system

Nortel Amends Credit Facility
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

Nortel Networks amends and extends its 364-day revolving credit facility to April 7, 2003 and plans to repay drawn amount

Fitch Gives Telecom Argentina a DD
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

Fitch downgrades foreign and local currency ratings to DD, indicating that Telecom Argentina is in default on $3.2B in debt

Xilinx Enhances IP Cores
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

Xilinx expands digital communication design solutions with new and enhanced IP cores for Virtex-II platform FPGAS

Cypress Unveils RAM
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

Cypress announces high-density true dual-port RAM for wireless basestations, storage networks, and communications networks

BroadSoft Gets Redundant
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

BroadWorks' carrier-class geographical redundancy capabilities take the worry out of IP voice

Xevo Upgrades Service Manager
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

Xevo introduces XevoWorks 2.3, enabling service providers to increase profitability for software-as-a-service offerings

Lucent Intros Video Over DSL
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

'Triple play' delivery of video, voice and data enabled by Lucent's Stinger DSL platform

Alcatel Unit Goes Platinum
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

Platinum Equity acquires Alcatel's European enterprise distribution operations

Easynet Eases DSL Deployment
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

First ISP to offer symmetrical DSL (SHDSL) and super fast ADSL access to UK businesses

KPNQwest Facilitates Footwear
News Wire Feed | 4/10/2002

KPNQwest chosen by Foot Locker Europe for 130-site pan-European IP VPN

Sanmina to Build Altamar Products
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Sanmina-SCI selected to manufacture Altamar Networks' system and subsystem optical products

Urband Enables UK Broadband
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Urband introduces simple multi-point contracts for 'last mile' fiber connectivity in London

Sonus Reports Q1 Results
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Adjusted net loss of $12.8M is in line with expectations

Alcatel Closes $1.8B Credit Facility
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Alcatel closes $1.83 billion (€2.1B) syndicated credit facility

Sheer Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Compaq VP Sultan Zia named Sheer Networks' CEO

Nortel Aids Aussies With $2M
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Nortel Networks to contribute $2 million to CSIRO-led CeNTIE's Australian 'super network'

Ixia Gets Canadian Distributor
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Ixia announces partnership with Comtest Testing Solutions to distribute Ixia products throughout Canada

Agilent Works on Tests With LR
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Agilent Technologies to work with Light Reading on milestone optical networking test series

Norway in the News
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Telenor deploys Europe's largest wireless campus using Cisco's Architecture for voice, video and integrated data

Nokia Fires Finns
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Nokia Networks lays off between 55 and 75 people from its plant in Finland in order to 'further develop operational efficiency'

ISAlliance Lays Out Initiatives
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Internet Security Alliance announces best practice and policy initiatives

SonicWall Improves Remote Security
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Firmware upgrade improves branch site connectivity and delivers complete protection for network resources

Verizon Updates Guidance
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Verizon Communications sees 1Q02 earnings in range of expectations -- approximately $0.72 per share

France Telecom Picks Alcatel
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Master Purchasing Agreement signed by the international operator for Alcatel's broadband wireless access solution

India Picks Juniper's VOIP
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Data Access selects Juniper Networks for India's first VOIP international long distance service

Cisco's Broadband Deployed in Italy
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

FastWeb provides integrated voice, data and video services using Cisco's Ethernet to the X solution

Nortel Lowers Guidance
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Nortel provides update on 1Q02: lower-than-expected revenues of approximately $2.9B, but some improvement in the bottom line

Qwest Builds Mellon Network
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Qwest Communications signs agreement to provide network services to Mellon Financial Corporation

Artesia Scores Cable Deals
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Europe's leading broadcasters and cable networks implementing Artesia Technologies' digital asset management solution

Lumentis Grabs $19M
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Metro DWDM supplier Lumentis receives $19 million in second round of funding, with contributions from Santec and Deutsche Bank

WaveCrest Acquires Storm Telecom
News Wire Feed | 4/9/2002

Follows Storm Telecom going into receivership on Feb 19, 2002

Mpower Plans Recapitalization
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Mpower Holding files pre-negotiated recapitalization plan to significantly reduce debt

Broadcom to Acquire Mobilink
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Mobilink Telecom is a leading provider of chipsets and reference designs for cell phones, wireless PDAs, and cellular modems

NEC Eluminant Publishes Report
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

NEC Eluminant Technologies publishes comparison of ATM-based and Ethernet-based passive optical networks

AT&T Canada Wins DWDM Contract
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

AT&T Canada wins multi-year, $7 million contract with Government Telecommunications and Informatics Services

Broadwing Connects Atlantic Mutual
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Broadwing's agrees to provide nationwide connectivity to Atlantic Mutual Insurance Company's twenty-two locations

Convergent Names Sales VP
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Convergent Networks names Dennis Maddock, a telecommunications and cable veteran, VP of worldwide sales

Clark-MXR Wins Patent Case
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

The court has dismissed a suit filed by Positive Light seeking use of Clark-MXR's technique of ultrafast lasers

Iamba Modifies Name
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Iamba Technologies changes name to Iamba Networks, emphasizing its focus on optical access network solutions

Tunable Photonics Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Tunable Photonics dubs former Spectra-Physics exec George Balogh CEO

Cogent Covers Dallas
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Cogent Communications expands network reach in Dallas through an agreement with Colo4-Dallas

PhoenixSoft Offers VOIP Switch
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

PhoenixSoft launches CMS/Soft Switch at Voice on the Net Expo 2002

Laurel Intros Edge Interfaces
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

New T1/E1 interfaces for ST200 service edge router add low-speed access to the ST200; now scales from 64 Kbit/s to OC-48

Check Point Expands VPN Family
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Check Point Software expands family of VPN solutions with the introduction of VPN-1 Net and the enhancement of flagship VPN-1 Pro

Cypress Sampling Sonet Framer
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Supports any protocol over Sonet/SDH; uses virtual concatenation, GFP for bandwidth on demand; enables packet pre-classification

Terremark Intros Router Service
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Terremark launches new managed router service, which leverages more than 50 world-class carriers

Quarry Picks Spirent VPN Tester
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Quarry Technologies selects Spirent Communications for VPN performance testing; Spirent's test solutions validate VPN scalability

Sycamore Adds to SILVX Suite
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Sycamore Networks expands SILVX InSight suite of network planning and design tools

Cavium Intros Security Processors
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Cavium Networks is now sampling the complete family of Nitrox Security Macro processors

Foundry Releases OS
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Foundry Networks releases new ServerIron OS, with enhancements in security and availablity for enterprise and service provider networks

GlobalX Names Board Members
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Global Crossing appoints three new members to its board of directors; board secretary resigns

Cisco Deploys in Asia, Europe
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Cisco technology deployed by SingTel in Singapore, One.Tel and Scarlet in Benelux and the U.K.

Mindspeed Zaps Jitter
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Mindspeed introduces single-chip digital solution for difficult signal-timing challenges on the optical network edge

Mysticom Expands Sales Drive
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Mysticom unveils a comprehensive sales and support strategy, continuing its drive into local, metro and wide area networks

Level 3 Scores United Online Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

United Online buys modem service from Level 3 Communications to serve its customers in hundreds of U.S. cities

SiGe Semi Enters Optical Ring
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

SiGe Semiconductor enters optoelectronics market, unveils first products in portfolio of high-speed optical interface ICs

Harmonic Intros Cable Gateway
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Harmonic's new multifunction broadcast gateways enable cable operators to access and distribute programming

MFN Terminates Fiber Agreements
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

MFN receives notices from Verizon Global Networks and Genuity Solutions terminating their respective fiber optic agreements

Transmode Appoints CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Transmode Systems has named Isaac Olasoko, former VP of business development and marketing at Alcatel Europe, as CEO

Brix, Spirent Team on IP Management
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Brix Networks and Spirent Communications enter into relationship to enable comprehensive IP service management

MontaVista Intros Linux Platform
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

MontaVista announces Linux platform designed for carrier-grade telecommunications applications

BT Outlines Strategy
News Wire Feed | 4/8/2002

Focus on profits, broadband, UK, Europe

SBC Urges FCC to Aid Competition
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2002

SBC calls for improvements to network unbundling requirements to foster facilities-based competition, additional investment

WorldCom Wins DoD Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2002

Department of Defense awards WorldCom defense research and engineering network contract

Asia GlobalX Alters Agreements
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2002

Asia Global Crossing announces successful restructuring of major vendor agreements

F5 Lowers Guidance
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2002

F5 Networks revises second quarter guidance down from between $27.5M and $29M to approximately $27.1M

JDSU Sued (Again)
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2002

Bernstein Liebhard & Lifshitz announces another class action lawsuit against JDS Uniphase

WorldCom Exhorts FCC
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2002

WorldCom urges FCC to resist pressure from the Bells and renew its flagging commitment to telecom competition

Pirelli Unveils Fibers
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2002

Pirelli adds FineLight fibers to its product portfolio, bringing improved capacity and value to the LAN and FTTx market

Enterasys Forecasts, Names CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2002

Enterasys Networks announces executive management changes and preliminary quarterly revenue estimates

Enterasys, Siemens Partner
News Wire Feed | 4/5/2002

Enterasys Networks and Siemens join forces with U.S. sales and service agreement, combining each company's technology strengths

SEC Investigates Qwest
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

Qwest Communications notified of formal order of investigation from the SEC

OIF Explains Nortel Issue
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

The OIF exonerates Nortel on 40-Gig 'bomb' with additional clarification regarding IPR disclosure

RHK: OSS to Reach $49.6B by 2005
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

Competition and a shift to outsourced solutions will drive OSS spending to $49.6B by 2005, according to RHK’s new report

Nortel Responds to Moody's
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

Moody's Investors Service downgrades Nortel Networks' credit ratings to below investment grade; Nortel responds

Alcatel Builds Chinese Network
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

Guangxi Telecom picks Alcatel to construct multiservice, multiprotocol digital data networks in China

SonicWall Reports 1Q02
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

SonicWall announces preliminary results for the first quarter of 2002, expecting revenues between $28 million and $29 million

Nokia Secures Orix's Network
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

Global financial services company selects Nokia VPN and IP security platforms supplied by Entropy to protect and extend corporate network

API Intros LAAPD Array
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

AMS Technologies will distribute the new 16-element LAAPD array from Advanced Photonix

Sorrento Starts Stock Program
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

Sorrento Networks announces employee stock option exchange program

Check Point Reports 1Q02
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

Check Point Software Technologies announces preliminary results for first quarter 2002

Xelerated OK'd With PMC-Sierra
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

Xelerated demonstrates interoperability at 10 Gbit/s with PMC-Sierra

Toshiba Adds Optical Transceiver
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

Toshiba adds high data rate optical fiberless transmitter and receiver to its Toslink family of fiber optic solutions

Report: WLAN Chips in the Chips
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

In-Stat/MDR reports that the number of WLAN chips sold worldwide in 2001 topped 8 million chipsets, up more than 23% from 2000

Shareholders Sue FLAG
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

Accused of artificially inflating the price of FLAG shares

Optus Selects Nortel
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

Optus has selected Nortel Networks to supply next-gen optical and voice networks in a deal worth approximately $175 million

Taqua, Adtran Ink Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

Enter interoperability and marketing pact for Taqua's Open Compact Exchange Class 5 switch and Adtran's Total Access Concentrator

Interoute Lights 7 Euro Cities
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

Has launched metropolitan area networks in seven European cities: Amsterdam, Frankfurt, London, Madrid, Milan, Paris, and Vienna

Broadband Coalition Formed
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

Coalition to advance affordable, ubiquitous broadband; group filing comments in FCC review of unbundling rules

E2O Pushes Pluggables
News Wire Feed | 4/4/2002

Introduces a pluggable 12-channel parallel fiber optic transmitter/receiver set

WorldCom Slashes Workforce
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

WorldCom is laying off 3,700 workers in the U.S. -- approximately six percent of its workforce

Alcatel Buys Astral Point
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

Alcatel completes its acquisition of Astral Point Communications, a front-runner in next-generation Sonet metro optical solutions

Teleglobe Intros VPN Services
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

BCE Teleglobe announces of its IP VPN data services, providing a single connection for access to data, voice and video capabilities

Savvis Reports 4Q01 Earnings
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

Savvis reports fourth quarter adjusted EBITDA of $3.6 million on 15% revenue gain

Alcatel Plans Russian Fiber Facility
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

Alcatel and Svyazinvest, the largest Russian telecom player, to create an optical fiber joint venture in Russia

Alcatel Expands Spanish Network
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

Alcatel selected to expand Uni2's fixed network in Spain utilizing its 1000 MM next-generation switch

QPI Appoints CFO
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

Quantum Photonics appoints John Davidson as chief financial officer

Tahoe Announces Partnerships
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

Tahoe Networks partners with Kabira and XACCT Technologies to provide innovative services for the Mobile Internet Edge

Optical Solutions Wires Kansas
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

Optical Solutions awarded contract from Nex-Tech to overbuild Kansas community with last-mile fiber

LightPath Projects 3Q02 Sales
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

LightPath Technologies announced its sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2002 are projected to be $3.6M, 38% greater than 2Q02

Bfi Takes Alfalight to Europe
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

Bfi Optilas signs pan-European agreement for the distribution and representation of Alfalight products

USC Uses Foundry Ethernet
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

USC Information Sciences Institute implements Foundry Networks' standards-based 10-Gigabit Ethernet solution

Lucent, Tech Data Expand Agreement
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

Tech Data to provide expanded logistics management services for Lucent's portfolio of data networking and IP services products

Fairchild Buys I-Cube
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

Fairchild Semiconductor completes purchase of I-Cube, Inc.; provides patented switch technology critical to multiple end markets

MCI Redeems $700M WorldCom Notes
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

WorldCom's subsidiary exercises its option to redeem $700 million Callable/Redeemable Notes, which WorldCom will pay off with cash

Sanmina Buys Alcatel's Germany Plant
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

Transaction represents first phase of company's purchase of three Alcatel European manufacturing facilities

Cogent Acquires PSINet
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

Washington court OKs Cogent Communications' acquisition of PSINet's US assets for only $10 million

Alloptic Lights Greenfield
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

Greenfield Communications signs contract for 1,200 home fiber-to-the-home deployment with Alloptic

RouteScience Unveils Smaller Chassis
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

RouteScience announces the general availability of its route control device for mid-size enterprises, PathControl

NTT Takes ATM to Singapore
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

NTT America, together with StarHub, completes installation of ATM network to Asia for SingAREN

SOMA Inks NTT Wireless Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

SOMA Networks signs contract with NTT Communications for deployment of wireless broadband 'last-mile' solution

Asia GlobalX Scores in Japan
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

Japan Cablenet selects Asia Global Crossing's IP Transit service as its core international backbone

GlobalX Names UK Director
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

Global Crossing named Trent Holmes managing director designate of its UK business, which it is seeking to sell

Broadwing Measures SLAs
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

Broadwing chooses Keynote Systems to measure aggressive new SLA suite; Keynote monitors peering performance in 'off-net' SLA

PMC, Tyco Link Robustly
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

PMC-Sierra and Tyco Electronics announce robust link integrity on 10-gigabit Ethernet interoperability platform

GlobalX Delays 10-K Filing
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

Global Crossing says the filing with the SEC of its annual Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2001 would be delayed

FONS Builds Shelves
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

Yo! Ayyyyyyy!

ITU Creates Multimedia IP Initiative
News Wire Feed | 4/3/2002

ITU creates an IP-based framework for multimedia networks that could provide the basis for a new global cable communication system

New Industry Forum Founded
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2002

New Silicon Valley industry group forms in the field of high-speed optical communications

InvisibleHand Ships IP Manager
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2002

InvisibleHand ships its Merkato platform, with dynamic bandwidth pricing and allocation to help service providers optimize IP capacity

Sentito Debuts Carrier-Class Switch
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2002

Sentito Networks' New End Office delivers converged class-5 switching for global service providers

KPNQwest Brings Broadband to Finland
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2002

KPNQwest to deliver high-capacity IP Transit link for Helsinki TV

Milcom Partners With Nortel
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2002

Milcom Technologies announces strategic relationship with Nortel to move into the enterprise networking and communications markets

Nauticus Emerges From Stealth Mode
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2002

Nauticus Networks grabs $21M in second round, launches company with Gbit-scaled application switches based on its own innovative architecture

Fujitsu's EMS Made Smarter
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2002

Fujitsu enhances its NETSMART 1500 EMS with additional OPEX savings and dramatically increases network element monitoring capacity

Genuity Enhances VPN Services
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2002

Genuity expands managed VPN and security services, offering new 100% firewall-availability guarantee

Dbacks Sign Williams to Multi-Year Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2002

No, not Matt Williams

Alcatel Deploys VOIP in China
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2002

China Telecom selects Alcatel to deploy a next-gen VOIP network connecting Shanghai and Beijing

Santera Inks TDS Telecom Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2002

Local carrier operating in rural, suburban markets will use SanteraOne to offer voice and data services in its Madison, Wis., network

Exar Intros Desynching Gizmo
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2002

Exar unveils monolithic desynchronization capability for SONET applications; Exar names Donald L. Ciffone, Jr. chairman of the board

HP Joins Cisco on Training
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2002

Cisco Networking Academy Program welcomes HP in efforts to prepare students for IT careers

Broadcom Passes Docsis Test
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2002

Five data and two VOIP cable modems using Broadcom chips receive Docsis 1.1 certification from CableLabs

AMS Distributes Sercalo Products
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2002

AMS Technologies announces new product releases from Sercalo, which it demonstrated at OFC

In-Stat: Companies Rely on Firewalls
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2002

As network security concerns heighten, companies rely most on VPNs and Firewalls

Qwest Reduces Goodwill
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2002

Qwest Communications announces potential goodwill write-down of $20B to $30B as a result of accounting rule change

Nacchio Done at KPNQwest
News Wire Feed | 4/2/2002

KPNQwest reports Qwest chairman & CEO Joe Nacchio will not seek re-election to KPNQwest board

Williams Continues Restructuring
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2002

Williams Communications continues progress toward financial restructuring, announces closing of ADP facility

NEC Outsources to Celestica
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2002

Celestica commences strategic outsourcing relationship with NEC

Wireless Oracle Looks at WiFi Chips
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2002

Wireless research newsletter has published a detailed analysis of emerging players in the wireless networking chip market

JDSU Slapped With Suit
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2002

Shareholder class action filed against JDS Uniphase Corporation by the Law Firm of Schiffrin & Barroway, LLP

Sonus OKs CosmoCom Call Center
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2002

CosmoCom achieves "Powered" status in Sonus' Open Services Partner Alliance; provides comprehensive IP-based call center capabilities

Pelago Grabs $32M
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2002

Advent leads $32 million Series B investment in Pelago Networks

GlobalX to Alter Swift Deal
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2002

Global Crossing announces it is expected to restructure network services agreement with Swift today

Bank of America Picks Broadwing
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2002

Broadwing's Lightwave services provide foundation for delivery of new services to Bank of America customers nationwide

BTexact Evaluates Quantum Bridge
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2002

BTexact to focus on burgeoning wavelength services market and fiber-to-the-curb opportunity

Catena Names Costello Chairman
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2002

Catena Networks names think3 CEO Costello as chairman of its board; Bud Abbott snubbed

Sabeus Rounds Out Team
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2002

Sabeus rounds out team with engineering and quality & reliability assurance executives

Nortel Drops Patent Disputes With ONI
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2002

Nortel Networks drops all claims related to four of five patents in lawsuit against ONI Systems

MFN Defaults, Switches CEO
News Wire Feed | 4/1/2002

Metromedia Fiber Network announces senior management changes in response to debt defaults